Cell Division Worksheet

Description

This exercise provides a worksheet to contrast the mechanics of mitosis and meiosis.  Students compare qualities of these processes in a table, and draw simplified diagrams to explore cell division.

Outcomes and Learning Objectives

  1. understand the processes of cell division
  2. understand the differences and similarities of meiosis and mitosis

Adaptations of Desert Plants

Description

This activity asks students to discuss the biotic and abiotic qualities of a desert environment, and how these factors may affect a plant's photosynthetic strategies. Students brainstorm possible evolutionary adaptations (feasible or not) that may address these challenges.

Outcomes and Learning Objectives

  1. know the biotic and abiotic attributes of a desert ecosystem
  2. identity and understand adaptations that allow plants to live in a desert ecosystem 

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